Pizza delivery driver who was shot over the weekend is improving


The pizza delivery driver who was shot in Minneapolis over the weekend continues to fight for his life.

Dulono's Pizza asked for prayers on Facebook after 30-year-old delivery driver Andrew Gryskiewicz was found in his car with a gunshot wound to the chest early Saturday not far from the Lake Street pizza shop.

He was taken to the hospital and went into emergency surgery, where doctors repaired the hole in his heart.

Now Gryskiewicz is in the intensive care unit, and has been upgraded from critical to serious condition, WCCO says.

In an update on Facebook, Dulono's says Gryskiewicz is breathing on his own and is starting to speak, noting he's not out of the woods yet but "appears to be on the right track."

WCCO says Gryskiewicz did not have personal health insurance, and there is a GoFundMe page to help pay for his hospital bills.

A good samaritan may have saved his life

Gryskiewicz's father, Duffy Boeser, told the Star Tribune his son, who is starting to remember more about the shooting, was saved by a passerby, who found him slumped over the steering wheel of his vehicle after he was shot.

The mysterious person left the scene before police arrived, according to reports.

“We are so grateful to whoever that was because they saved his life, literally,” Boeser told WCCO.

Boeser told the Star Tribune a man wearing a bandanna over his face walked up to Gryskiewicz with a pointed gun and said "I want your car." The man ended up shooting him, but left without the vehicle.

Gryskiewicz tried to drive away, but crashed a few blocks from the shooting, the Star Tribune says. That's where the passerby found him, and yelled to someone to call 911.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact police at 612-692-TIPS (8477) or call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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